Business Development Manager – Renewable Energy Events

Business Development Manager – Renewable Energy Events

Business Development Manager – Renewable Energy Events

Based in Central London

Salary circa £27K + Uncapped Commission year 1 OTE £40K


Are you a Graduate with 1-2 years B2B Sales experience looking to work in the events industry? Would you like to work on tech focused renewable & clean energy events which attract thousands of attendees? If you are a consultative, solutions driven sales professional who is confident developing business with global brands this could be a great next step in your sales career.


The company

For over 25 years our media & events client have been successfully developing their reputation as a leading producer of international large scale conference & exhibitions. These B2B events attract thousands of high level business professionals, internationally recognised business sponsors & exhibitors and offers a great platform for start-up companies to promote their products or services.


The job

We are recruiting a Business Development Manager to join a newly created events team in a well established & growing London office. You will report into the Project Director and be responsible for:


  • Building relationships with businesses and identify & deliver the best possible sponsorship & exhibition opportunities available for them at your event
  • You will be expected to be on the phone a lot and attend meetings
  • You will be selling high value sponsorship and exhibition space (or a combination of both) at tech focused renewable energy events.
  • You will be responsible for developing a thorough understanding of the market place via research, networking and securing / conducting meetings with key players in the industry.
  • You will work to agreed targets for each event and manage your sales pipeline autonomously
  • Join a team with a great working environment which offers plenty of opportunities for career progression
  • This position will report into an experienced & successful project director who will support, guide and work with you.


The ideal candidate

  • A graduate with a 2:1 or a 1st degree
  • Experienced sales professional with 1-2 years experience gained in recruitment, media sales, IT sales or perhaps delegate sales.
  • A confident communicator, persuasive and able to negotiate
  • Quick starter and keen to learn – able to research and identify new contacts and use your initiative to generate new leads
  • Account management and relationship building skills
  • Ambitious, articulate, and able to write
  • You will need to be presentable and confident enough to manage meetings with high profile corporate organisations
  • Organised, self motivated and excellent time management
  • Will be looking to grow their career with the company
  • Experience with Salesforce advantageous


You will be: Ambitious – collaborative - competitive - team player – proactive - responsible - professional – an excellent communicator – confident - hard working – driven – articulate – committed - resilient - creative – positive - forward thinking…


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Jackson Barnes Recruitment deliver international recruitment solutions within the events, media and publishing sectors. Working with commercial and not for profit organisations and institutions. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions:
• Researchers 
• Conference producers 
• Event Marketing professionals 
• Sales professionals – delegate, sponsorship and Business Development
• Event Managers 
• Editors 
We recruit for organisations in UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia.